Starring Carolee Carmello, Gifford’s new musical, “Scandalous,” re-creates the life of legendary preacher Aimee Semple McPherson.
Chaim Potok’s hit novel “My Name Is Asher Lev” makes an uneasy transition from page to stage, but Gordon Edelstein’s sure direction and commanding performances smooth out the bumps.
In Jennifer Maisel’s “The Last Seder,” an overly familiar premise, the dysfunctional-family holiday reunion, is bolstered by a uniformly excellent cast of 11 led by Greg Mullavey.
Author-director-actor James Fluhr’s “Our Lady,” a Fringe show about countering homophobic bigotry, is as stunning a piece of performance art as you’re ever likely to encounter.
3-D Theatricals gives the hit 2002 Broadway musical “Hairspray” an exuberant, explosive, and highly satisfying staging that evokes the innocence of the early 1960s.
In Mexican playwright Luis Enrique Gutiérrez Ortiz Monasterio’s “I Hate Fucking Mexicans,” at the Flea Theater, the piling on of political incorrectness becomes almost poetic.
Versatile leads Harry Hamlin and Loretta Swit carry the NoHo Arts Center world premiere of Joshua Ravetch’s intricate two-hander “One November Yankee” past certain textual overcalculations.
Bethany Knox of Telsey + Company is casting the project, which runs March 10-April 12 in New York City.
Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Tony-winning 1994 musical will premiere Off-Broadway at Classic Stage Company in 2013.
Diane Paulus, the artistic director of the American Repertory Theater and director of the Broadway revival of “Pippin,” shares what she looks for in actors.